OCD in Jacob Sheep

OCD (Occipital Condylar Dysphsia) is a condition sometimes found in polycerate (many-horned) sheep including Jacobs in which deformed bones at the base of the skull put pressure on the spinal column.

Tay-Sachs Disease in Jacob Sheep

Welcome to our first JSBA Science & Research Committee blog posting! Our goal is to occasionally post summaries of research projects involving Jacob sheep especially in the areas of animal health and genetics.